“K-Kariyarcha” guides amateurs looking for a career in sports only on IBN-Lokmat

Pune, 23rd June 2012: From an extra-curricular activity to a full-fledged career option, various sports in India have evolved into a viable alternative for youngsters today. It has been revived and has received a monumental boost with Indian sportsmen dotting the variegated Indian sports horizon. Apart from being a sportsman, there is a bouquet of options to choose from be it pursuing medical degree and being a physiotherapist or pursuing an MBA degree and being a Sports manager. This week K-Kariyarcha will guide students and parents who wish to pursue a career in sports on Saturday, 23rd June 2012 at 12 noon and 5:30 pm only on IBN-Lokmat.

To many undergrads, the idea of building a career in sports management sounds ideal. And certainly, the excitement of working in professional sports is undeniable. A career in sports is accompanied with its share of plenty of hard work, glamour and fame and heavy competition for the high-profile jobs but with the increasing options it is not unattainable. Sport has been a popular career in the West for some time and is coming up in India these days. One can opt for being a sports administrator; a physical education instructor; a coach; an umpire or referee. One could even take up and practice sports medicine; sports journalism or take up a career that is a mix of sports and marketing or business. There are various institutions both private and government-owned that help nurture the talent of a child in this dynamic industry. Several institutions abroad offer courses in sports management too, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate degree and diploma levels. 

To be successful in this profession, you need to have: a liking for the sport; commitment to the sport and to the profession; energy and enthusiasm; patience; perseverance and sporting spirit.  This week ´K-Kariyarcha‘ counsels, educates and guides smart young minds and their parents who are looking to make a career in this industry. Watch this exclusive episode of ´K-Kariyarcha‘ on Saturday, 23rd June 2012 at 12 noon and 5:30 pm only on IBN-Lokmat.

You can also watch the repeat episode on Sunday, 24th June 2012 at 10:30 am.

For further information, please contact:

Tanaya Misra

Hanmer MSL Communications Pvt. Ltd.

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